Artist Talk

MICA’s “Lectures @ Lunch” presents Amber Hawk Swanson

Please join the Interdisciplinary Sculpture Department in welcoming visual artist, Amber Hawk Swanson, as she presents her work to students as part of MICA’s ongoing series, “Lectures @ Lunch”. The event is on Thursday, November 21st from noon to 1PM in Station 104. Please come see the presentation, and be a part of the discussion!

MICA Panel Discussion

TOMORROW: Freelance Tools, Tips & Tricks from Alumni…


Freelance Tools, Tips & Tricks from Alumni

Wednesday, Mar. 8

2:30-3:30 PM / Brown 320

How do you stay organized as a freelancer? In this alumni panel you will learn tips, tricks, and apps that will ultimately save you time and money. In this session you will be introduced to a myriad of tech solutions to help you keep track of hours, invoices, contracts and accounting. Leave with an arsenal of legal, financial, communication and organizational tools. Bring on the clients!

  • Boya Sun ’13 Illustration
    Freelance Illustrator & Concept Artist
  • Michael Miller ’97 Illustration
    Freelance Art Director, Illustrator, Designer
  • Jermaine Bell’13 Graphic Design
    Freelance Designer, Cultural Organizer & Writer
  • Heather Keating ’02 Graphic Design & Photography
    Freelance Photographer

MICA alumni panel lecture

MICA alumni to lecture on their work & navigating life after MICA…


Come join us for a night of TED Talk inspired lectures as a hand-picked panel of successful alumni from a wide range of professional worlds share their journey with the MICA community. Speakers will be presenting on their current work and how they navigated life after graduation to get where they are today. The panel features alumni:

Danielle Scruggs ’08 MA Digital Arts (Exhibiting Photographer & Director of Photography at Chicago Reader)

Brittany Roger ’11/’12 Illustration & MPS Business of Art & Design (Illustrator & Founder of the Drawing Zoo)

Kate Weintraub ’12 Fiber (Harper+Scott and Print All Over Me)

Ricardo Zapata ’07 Painting (MFA UPenn, Exhibiting Artist & Instructor at Penn State)

Rachel Faller ’08 Fiber (Fulbright to Cambodia and Founder of Tonle, a zero-waste fashion company)

Jeremy Doan ’14 Graphic Design (Under Armour).

These incredible artists and designers will be each giving short presentations and taking questions as a panel. The event will be followed by a catered mix and mingle outside of the lecture hall, so come prepared to be a part of the interaction in this intimate lecture setting.

Free for MICA students and alumni. RSVP Required – (Career Development)

Sheila Heti, “This is Me, This is My Work,” Monday October 27th

From the Office of Academic Services:


“This is Me, This is My Work,” a talk by Sheila Heti

Monday, October​ 27 at 7PM
MICA’s Fred Lazarus IV Center Auditorium, 131 W North Ave, Baltimore.

Sheila Heti, a Canadian author, editor and playwright. She describes her most recent book How Should a Person Be? as a composition of constructed reality, based on recorded interviews with her friends, particularly the painter Margaux Williamson. It was chosen by The New York Times as one of the 100 Best Books of 2012 and by James Wood of The New Yorker as one of the best books of the year. It was also included on year-end lists on Salon, The New Republic, The New York Observer, and elsewhere.

Sponsored by the MA Program in Critical Studies